[amsat-bb] Symposium-Misc.

R.T.Liddy k8bl at ameritech.net
Tue Oct 4 23:38:59 UTC 2016

Sorry if this is a resend. I never saw it come to me.  -BL

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Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Symposium-Who is going?
Satellite Aficionados,

Due to a scheduled knee replacement, I will not be participating in
this year's Symposium/Cruise. However, since all the Sat Ops will
be on the Ship, I volunteer to be one of the few stations still at home
for you all to have someone to contact.   ;-)

BTW, I've been to Cozumel several times and found it to be a very
nice place for shore excursions. I recommend the Dune Buggy Tour
which circumnavigates the island and makes a number of interesting
stops at beaches, a lunch/bar, scenic viewpoints and a Tequila distillary
offering generous samples. Vehicles are standard shift. Motorscooters
are readily available for rental if you want to venture on your own. But,
extreme caution is necessary since the main town is very busy and the
traffic uses "Mexican Rules" - whoever gets there first has the right
of way. Via con Dios!

GL/73,      Bob  K8BL   

      From: Chad Phillips <chad.kg0mw at gmail.com>

 Sent: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 12:32 PM
 Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Symposium-Who is going?
  I highly suggest that everyone try Guys Burger Joint on the Lido deck. Hands down the best burgers ever. 
> On Oct 4, 2016, at 11:03 AM, Clayton W5PFG <w5pfg at amsat.org> wrote:
> We have an amazing group of individuals attending the Symposium this year. There are amateur radio operators coming from all over the world.
> There are people who have played key roles in the development and successful missions of the past and future. People who represent worldwide projects, not just AMSAT-NA will be there.
> Some of the most active operators in the US will be in attendance. A few of the attendees have already received their IARP so they can operate from aboard the ship.
> Many attendees are traveling with their families and friends.
> This is a unique venue. Things may be different than in past Symposiums. Come with an open mind and be prepared to meet a lot of interesting people. The presentation schedule, soon to be published, is a little lighter than in past years (10 on the docket.) That being said, multiple projects are underway and there will be plenty to discuss.
> See you there,
> 73> Clayton> W5PFG


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